Graduate Evaluation and Measurement (EVAL)
50093/70093 Variable Title Workshop in Educational Psychology and Foundations (1-4)
Offered on request of school system. Enrollment limited to teachers, administrators or supervisors who are employed in sponsoring system and who are accepted to the university. For 50093 only, may be repeated once for total maximum credit of 6 hours. S/U grading.
60199 Thesis I (2-6)
Thesis student must register for total of 6 hours, 2 to 6 hours in a single semester, distributed over several semesters if desired. S/U grading; IP permissible.
60299 Thesis II (3)
Thesis students must continue registration each semester until all degree requirements are met. S/U grading; IP permissible. Prerequisite: EVAL 60199.
65510/75510 Statistics I for Educational Services (3)
Introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics used in educational services research: univariate and bivariate techniques (correlation and simple regression); hypothesis testing; non-parametric techniques. Enhanced use of gb-stat. Ordinarily taken early in graduate course sequence.
65511 Research in Educational Services (3)
Introduction to purposes and practice of qualitative and quantitative research related to educational services. Emphasis on elements of doing research and using products of research to support and enhance practice. Authentic examples used as illustration.
68710/78710 Classical Test Theory (3)
Students develop an understanding of ideas and procedures related to classical test theory sufficient for test development and meaningful interpretation of results from standardized tests and other assessments. Prerequisite: EVAL 65510.
68711/78711 Modern Test Theory: Item Response Theory(3)
The primary objective of the course is to provide students with knowledge and skills necessary to use item response theory methods and to organize, manipulate, analyze and interpret data from IRT applications. Some of the popular IRT computer programs are introduced. Prerequisite: EVAL 65510 and 68710.
68712/78712 Generalizability Theory (3)
Students develop the knowledge and skills necessary to use Generalizability Theory (GT) methods as well as to organize, manipulate, analyze and interpret data from GT studies. Prerequisite: EVAL 65510; and EVAL 78716 or 85515.
68713/78713 Multivariate Analysis in Educational Research (3)
Objectives are to enable students to select and use multivariate methods appropriately, to develop knowledge/skills necessary to conduct multivariate analyses using various statistical packages (SPSS, SAS), and to develop knowledge and skills necessary for interpreting results of multivariate analysis. Prerequisite: EVAL 65510; and EVAL 78716 or 85515.
68714/78714 Factor Analysis in Educational Research (3)
This course develops the ability of students to conceptualize and apply the logic and techniques of factor analysis. The focus is on both exploratory and confirmatory procedures. Prerequisite: EVAL 65510; and EVAL 78716 or 85515.
68791/88791 Seminar in Evaluation and Measurement (1-5)
Variable topic seminar for advanced study of specialized topics and areas in evaluation and measurement; emphasis on theory and research findings as related to educational practice.
68792/88792 Advanced Practicum and Internship in Evaluation and Measurement (2-6)
Supervised program in field setting involving application of theories, principles and methodology in valuation and measurement. Planned with and supervised by graduate faculty member. S/U grading; IP permissible.
68795/88795 Special Topics in Evaluation and Measurement (1-3)
Specific topic course offering in response to emerging student or program needs in evaluation and measurement.
68796/88796 Individual Investigation in Evaluation and Measurement (1-3)
Specific topic course offering in response to emerging student or program needs in evaluation and measurement. S/U grading; IP permissible. Prerequisite: special approval.
68798/88798 Research in Evaluation and Measurement (1-15)
Students pursue an individual research project on a specific topic in evaluation and measurement with approval and under direction of instructor. S/U grading; IP permissible.Prerequisite: special approval.
68807 Evaluation in Education (3)
Study of principles and techniques of evaluation and measurement, and utilization of evidence to improve teaching, learning and implementation of programs.
78716 Educational Statistics II (3)
Major types of methods used to investigate relationships between two or more variables are introduced; includes various analysis of variance designs, analysis of covariance and multiple correlations.
78728 Educational Statistics III (3)
Advanced univariate and introductory multivariate techniques in education research, including analyses of variance and covariance, multiregression and causal modeling, factor analysis and canonical correlation.
78898 Comparative Research Design (3)
The course develops the ability of the student to conceptualize the design elements of educational research and to write results of studies.
80090 Doctoral Residency Seminar (3)
Advanced doctoral residency seminar for students in all areas of educational foundations. Focus on current and emergent issues, research and trends in education in multiple settings.
80199 Dissertation I (15)
Doctoral dissertation for which registration in at least two semesters is required, fi rst of which will be semester in which dissertation work is begun and continuing until the completion of 30 hours. S/U grading; IP permissible.
80299 Dissertation II (1 or 15)
Continuing registration required of doctoral students who have completed the initial 30 hours of dissertation and continuing until all degree requirements are met. S/U grading;IP permissible. Prerequisite: EVAL 80199.
85515 Quantitative Research Designs and Application in Educational Services (3)
Quantitative research design and application in educational services research. Spiral presentation of methodological principles within a variety of theoretical frameworks and procedures. Strong focus on computer-aided applications. Ordinarily taken early in doctoral course sequence. Prerequisite: EVAL 6/75510.
85516 Qualitative Research Designs and Application in Educational Services (3)
Introduction to theory and practice of qualitative research methods and field studies in educational services. Examination of a variety of strategies including observation, document analysis and interviewing. Ordinarily taken early in Doctoral course sequence.
85517 Advanced Quantitative Research in Educational Services (3)
Advanced quantitative research design and application in educational services. Statistical packages of instructional strategies with methodological principles focus, theoretical models, and practical application of experimental and multivariate research design. Prerequisite: EVAL 85515.
85518 Advanced Qualitative Research in Educational Services (3)
Utilizes qualitative data in educational services. Applications in qualitative methodology (video techniques) and protocol analysis are applied and evaluated. Generate fi ndings; develop applications to theory; reliability and validity considerations. Prerequisite: EVAL 85516.